The day is finally here where we raise awareness Around the world about the Indian Air Force. Yes, it is 8th October where the country celebrates Indian Air Force Day. Why is this day celebrated? What is the history behind the Indian Air Force day and its significance? We will be discussing all these points in detail so keep reading.
Indian Air Force Day
Every year we celebrate Indian Air Force Day on 8th October and this year, India celebrates the 89th Indian Air Force Day in the Hindon Air Force Station in Ghaziabad city of Uttar Pradesh. The most vintage and important aircraft are displayed and even perform in the open sky to celebrate this special occasion. Not only the aircraft but on this day The Indian Air Force will also pay tribute to all the heroes of the 1971 war who helped India to defeat Pakistan and even the creation of Bangladesh.
Indian Air Force Day: History
On 8 October 1932, the Indian Air Force proved itself to be a supporting force for the royal air force of Britain (United Kingdom). That is why 8th October was declared as the Indian Air Force Day.
This day is also a mark to pay tribute to the unsung heroes of the 1971 war. The agenda of celebrating this day was to celebrate and appreciate the contributions of the Indian Air Force in protecting our nation and maintaining national security
Indian Air Force Day: Significance
The Indian Air Force plays a very vital role in the wars of our country. The Indian Air Force is the fourth largest operational air force in the world. The Indian Air Force aims at securing the Indian airspace by conducting various aerial activities during the conflicts. This is why we celebrate the Indian Air Force day to raise awareness about Indian Air Force (AIF) as an important organization that is constantly working towards strengthening our national security.